Review: Rock of Ages (Tour)

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rock of Ages. What a half marvellous, half bamboozling mess of a rock devil-may-care extravaganza! By the end of the first act I was mulling over the probability of a ‘this show does not know what the hell it is’ verdict. It seems to... Continue Reading →

Review: Abigail’s Party (Touring)

Tuesday 29th January 2019 at The Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy Abigail’s Party is a beautifully preserved microcosm of seventies trends, etiquette and values. It’s also a very neat reflection of timeless relationship dynamics, making it ever relevant and entertaining - one look at the current housing market tells you that... Continue Reading →

Review: Dracula: The Bloody Truth (Tour)

Saturday 29th September 2018 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Le Navet Bete’s Dracula the Bloody Truth is stupendously and proudly ridiculous. An homage to everything silly and a celebration of everything remotely farcical about melodramatic nineteenth century thrillers, its a non-stop display of fast-paced fun. Although it sells itself as a... Continue Reading →

Review: Hedda Gabler (Tour)

Thursday 22nd February 2018 at Grand Opera House York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In what is a truly riveting production, Lizzy Watts simmers, flares and spits as the seminal Henrik Ibsen character Hedda Gabler. This new version from Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, is a heavily dramatic and masterfully intense staging of a classic text. Currently touring... Continue Reading →

Review: Flashdance the Musical (Tour)

Saturday 2nd December, 2017 at Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Flashdance is a classic example of a bouncy, joyful musical packed to the gunwales with high energy, high visual impact musical numbers. Based on the popular film (Screenplay by Tom Hedley and Joe Eszteraas), with Book by Hedley and Robert Cary and directed by Hannah... Continue Reading →

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